Tail docking piglets

Here you will find professional Tail docker for docking piglet tails.

When piglet tails are docked, the tails of the newborn piglets are burned off and the vessels closed at the same time. The immediate closing of the vessels reduces the entry of pathogens. the piglet tails are left about 2-3 cm long.

Why are piglet tails docked?

Many people wonder if it is absolutely necessary to crop piglet tails. And yes, in professional animal husbandry, docking is often necessary and serves animal welfare. The background of docking piglet tails is, that cannibalism should be avoided among pigs, which can be caused by long tails in the rearing phase and pig fattening.